Dahlias

Dahlias

Dahlias are members of the Compositae family that includes asters, helianthus, chrysanthemums and other species.  Originally they were found growing, to heights of around 3 metres, in the mountainous regions of Mexico and Central America where the Aztecs are believed to have used their long hollow stems for irrigation pipes.  The Conquistadores brought seed to Europe where, throughout the 19th Century intensive selective breeding generated the prototypes of the numerous varieties and cultivars that we have today.

Our Gold Medal-Winning collection is listed under 9 categories that incorporate the 14 group classification system used by the National Dahlia Societyas Internationally agreed in 2010 to classify dahlias according to shape and size.  We also include 'Hardiness' information that conforms to the RHS Hardiness Ratings for all plants.  We indicate their suitability for exhibition, garden use, patio planting and for cut flowers.  Dahlias, depending upon the variety, vary from being frost hardy to frost tender.  Their blooms can range in size from miniature (less than 10 cm diameter) through to giant (over 25 cm in diameter) with corresponding plant heights and spreads.  They grow best in well-drained, humus-rich soil in full sun sheltered from strong winds.  They flower from midsummer through to the first frosts.

We supply dahlias as tubers available from January to March, and as pot plants (grown in 10 cm pots) from April to June.  They are all sent with instructions for their cultivation.  Our tubers have been grown from cuttings over a full season and are ideal for propagating, for pot growing, or for planting out directly once all risks of frost are past.  Our pot plants are supplied hardened ready for potting up or for planting out in the garden once all risk of frost is over.

To ensure that the highest quality is maintained during transit orders are sent in specialised packaging appropriate to the product.  We have one standard charge for postage and packaging that is applied for each delivery.

New Season - Dahlias for Delivery in 2017 - Pre-ORDER NOW

We are taking orders now for Dahlia TUBERS and POT PLANTS for delivery in 2017.  The TUBERS will be delivered from January until March 2017 and the 10 cm diameter garden ready POT PLANTS from April until June 2017.  

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Dahlia 'Blue Bayou'
Blue Bayou is an Anemone type Dahlia.  It has light pink outer petals with a mass of deep purplish pink inner tubular florets.  This exquisite combination of colour and form is ideal for containers and it is an excellent border variety. ..
Dahlia 'Blue Bayou'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Blyton Softer Gleam'
Blyton Softer Gleam is a Small Ball dahlia with a soft orange yellow flower.  A most attractive cultivar suitable for the garden, exhibition and as cut flowers.  It has been recognised by the RHS with its Award of Garden Merit. ..
Dahlia 'Blyton Softer Gleam'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Brackenridge Ballerina'
Brackenridge Ballerina is a Waterlily type Dahlia.  Its delicate pastel, almost translucent, pink flowers pale gently towards the tips whilst to the centre its blooms shade to a creamy white with a hint of yellow.  This lovely all-round performer is suitable for exhibition, for use in the border and on the patio in pots or containers.  It is also an excellent cut flower. ..
Dahlia 'Brackenridge Ballerina'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Bryn Terfel'
Bryn Terfel is a Giant Decorative Dahlia.  This impressive later-flowering cultivar, introduced from New Zealand in 2004, has striking informal flower heads that have slightly twisted red petals with a silvery reverse.  Planted early and restricted to a few blooms per plant it will form outstanding giant blooms. ..
Dahlia 'Bryn Terfel'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Café au Lait'
Café au Lait is a Giant Decorative Dahlia.  This long established variety has large creamy white blooms shading towards Beige/Pink at the centre.  Its exceptional size and subtle colours make it a favourite for wedding decorations in addition to its use in the garden. ..
Dahlia 'Café au Lait'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Camelia'
Camelia is a Large Pompon Dahlia.  This new deep pink cultivar has excellent form and we expect it to become one of our best sellers.  ..
Dahlia 'Camelia'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Cameo'
Cameo is a Waterlily type Dahlia.  It has beautiful creamy white blooms that shade to a delicate lemon yellow towards the base.  It stands out when planted in the border or on the patio in pots or containers.  It is a favourite with exhibitors. ..
Dahlia 'Cameo'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Carlien'
Carlien is a Waterlily type Dahlia.  It has beautiful lilac pink blooms that shade to a deeper hue towards the base.  It stands out in the garden or on the patio in pots or containers.  It is a favourite for flower arrangements. ..
Dahlia 'Carlien'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Carstone Valiant'
Carstone Valiant is a Small Ball dahlia with a bright red flower.  This most attractive all-round cultivar is suitable for the garden, exhibition and as cut flowers.  On its introduction in 2008 in the NDS Trials it received a Gold Certiicate and the Harry Howarth Medal Memorial for the overall best cultivar. ..
Dahlia 'Carstone Valiant'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Charlie Dimmock'
Charlie Dimmock is a Waterlily type Dahlia with attractive apricot-orange flowers shading to a lemon-yellow base.  It is suitable for garden use, in patio pots, for cut flowers and for exhibition.  An outstanding all-round cultivar it has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. ..
Dahlia 'Charlie Dimmock'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Charlie Two'
Charlie Two is a Decorative Dahlia with Medium-sized light yellow blooms.  A good variety suitable for Exhibition. ..
Dahlia 'Charlie Two'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Checkers'
Checkers is a Miniature Decorative Dahlia.  With its bi-colour flowers, deep red at the base of the florets and white at the tip it is a striking and attractive plant.  It stands out in beds and looks bright and cheerful in a vase. ..
Dahlia 'Checkers'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Chiara'
Chiara is a Waterlily type Dahlia.  Its predominantly white blooms shade to a delicate lilac pink towards the tips.  It adds light to the border and to the patio in pots or containers.  It is equally good inside as cut flowers. ..
Dahlia 'Chiara'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Christopher Taylor'
Christopher Taylor is a Waterlily type Dahlia.  This strong-growing plant has well-formed flowers glowing cherry red against its green foliage.  It is a lovely established exhibition quality variety suitable for the garden or in a pot on the patio.  It provides excellent cut flowers. ..
Dahlia 'Christopher Taylor'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Clair de Lune'
Clair de Lune is a Collarette type Dahlia with light yellow florets, a slightly paler collar and a deep golden brown disc.  An all-rounder, it will stand out in a border against darker plants and is suitable for growing in pots, for cut flowers and for Exhibition.   ..
Dahlia 'Clair de Lune'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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Dahlia 'Clarion'
Clarion is a bright yellow Single Dahlia with mid-green foliage that is grown as a bedding plant and for the cut flowers which are good for exhibition.  It can look attractive on the patio in pots or containers.  ..
Dahlia 'Clarion'
Quantity: 1 Pot Plant
Price £4.35
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